Mobile, Laptop & Other Gadgets

UH professor offers hefty reward for return of laptop containing years of invaluable research – Hawaii News Now

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The first 100 owners of Park Lane — the brand new, luxury condominium near Ala Moana Center — will begin moving in this week.

Officials: Mogadishu Flights Safe from Laptop Attacks – Voice of America

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The United States and Britain banned passengers last month on several Middle Eastern airlines from carrying laptop and tablet computers onto the plane. Officials cited airline safety concerns as the reason, and pointed specifically to a February 2016 attack on a flight of the Somali airline Daallo, in which a passenger set off a bomb concealed in a laptop, killing himself. Now, the Somali government said it has taken specific…

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin [Video] – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…

Donald Trump ‘set to bring in laptop ban’ on flights from UK – The Independent

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Passengers flying from the UK to America could reportedly be banned from boarding planes with their laptops.  The policy, which has so far only affected travellers from Middle Eastern countries, is to be extended to flights from some parts of Europe within a matter of weeks, officials said. British security services were waiting to hear whether the rule will apply to the UK, but sources told The Times that it could be one…

‘Controversial’ digital tax returns delayed after being dropped from Finance Bill – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

“We also welcome the decision to delay other measures considered ‘controversial’—such as interest restriction, loss relief carry forward, an end to permanent ‘non-dom’ status and the dividend allowance reduction—so that they can be subject to the necessary scrutiny before being passed into law.” Anita Monteith, tax manager at ICAEW, which represents accountants, said: “This is a sensible decision by Government. Making Tax Digital plans remain controversial and need more scrutiny by those…

We took Porsche’s pricey new laptop for a spin – Yahoo Finance

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

LISBON — Porsche is releasing a laptop, and like its automotive namesake, it’s not going to be cheap. In fact, the $2,495 13-inch Porsche Design Book One manages to make Apple’s (AAPL) $1,799 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar look downright affordable. It’s also a striking but hefty piece of work with a screen you can rotate 360 degrees or detach to use as a standalone tablet — a first for…